Tag: bradford

September 2, 2017 / / Architecture

You can’t always get the weather you want on a test shoot – but somehow, bradford suits this kind of sky. It’s got this old yortkshire stone architedtue going on – yellow stones stacked up to make mills and shops. Pair that with blubous grey clouds and you have an appropriate look… maybe not the one the tourist industry were after! This was all done with a brand new Canon 17mm Tilt Shift lens, you can read more about it and buy one if you click on its picture  …

July 19, 2013 / / Bradford

We’ve been supporting One Britain One Nation (OBON) for a while now, a campaign started by former police inspector Kash Singh, to bring people from ALL communities together in celebration of being British. This event at the Aagrar Midpoint centre at Thornbury saw giants of the local restaurant business unite behind Kash by the ceremonial raising of the OBON flag. This is the start of a busy month culminating a series of events on August 11th where churches, mosques and temples throughout the UK will join restaurants and businesses in…

April 16, 2013 / / Architecture

Don’t Look Down! When Richard Sara-Gray said that we may be able to get a decent view of Bradford, I never realised I’d be on top of the ice rink, looking down from over 150 feet onto the very heart of the city!       So up we went on a cold, windy but occasionally beautiful day – armed with everything from the 17-40 F4 to the 500mm L lens.   Here are the shots I created from up there – in a really fulfilling 2 hours of discovery… it’s grim…

February 13, 2013 / / Architecture

Bradford has a bad press. It’s one of those places which offers so much, yet never seems to escape that image of desperation. The thing is, there is so much on offer to the Photographer that it’s well worth a look. Here are a few gems to enjoy…   Bradford City Hall – full of statues of british monarchs City Park – the UK’s best urban fountain and light show Little Germany – just off the centre, a collection of beautiful buildings in a confined space. Look up and you’ll see…